Quala and Boasso Global acquire MTC Tank Cleaning

Quala and Boasso Global, a leading provider of cleaning, maintenance, storage, and transportation for the tank trailer and ISO tank container industry, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mainport Tankcleaning, Mainport Tankcontainer Services Botlek and Mainport Tankcontainer Services Moerdijk. (collectively referred to as MTC) from Matrans Holding, headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

MTC is a leading tank cleaning and ISO tank container depot services business.

“We are very excited about the acquisition of MTC, which adds another strong operating business for Quala and Boasso Global in the critically important European port area of Rotterdam,” said Scott Harrison, chief executive officer of Quala and Boasso Global.

“We are equally pleased that Eric van Halewijn, managing director of MTC, will be staying on with Quala and Boasso Global to not only ensure a smooth transition, but also add strength to our talented operating team in Europe. MTC has a successful track record in operating and growing a complex depot in the tank container industry and we look forward to learning from their deep experience going forward.”

MTC in Botlek offers a multitude of ISO tank container services such as cleaning, storage, repair & maintenance, heating and testing in the Port of Rotterdam and surrounding areas. The Moerdijk location provides ISO tank container repair & maintenance and testing.

“We are delighted to be part of the Quala and Boasso Global family and look forward to offering our customers and employees increased opportunities from this acquisition” said Eric van Halewijn. “As part of joining Quala and Boasso Global’s extensive international network of tank container depots, we’ll be able to provide our customers with unparalleled global service options around the world.”

Financial and other terms of the transaction were not disclosed.